President Michael D Higgins: the Citizens to Separate Church and State group says the referendum on reducing the age of presidential candidates should be stopped until the requirement for presidents to swear a religious oath on entering office is removed. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin.

The referendum on reducing the age of presidential candidates should be stopped until the requirement for presidents to swear a religious oath on ente(...)

The death toll puts us on course to have the worst year for cyclist fatalities since 2008.  Photograph: David Sleator

Natalia Jimenez Martinez was just a few minutes into her journey to work at a medical devices factory in Limerick at 7.20am on Wednesday, when she bec(...)

Model behaviour: cyclists in Copenhagen. Photograph: Ulrik Jantzen/Bloomberg

Cyclists have a bad reputation: riding too fast, running red lights, going against the traffic up one-way streets and clipping the wing mirrors of car(...)